Museum für Naturkunde

 

Museum für Naturkunde ( Natural History Museum), Berlin will be one of best Natural History Museums in the world. If possible go there with your children, they will enjoy the most.

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U-Bootmuseum in Hamburg

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After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, more than 150 submarines were put out of duty; most of them in 1995. Only rarely, the Russian government, in agreement with the secret service, allowed those to be established as a museum.
U-434, whose Russian description is B-515, was used for special missions: dangerous submarine chases during the naval blockade of Cuba, secret spy missions at the east coast of the United States as well as patrolling territorial waters of the Soviet Union.
This submarine belonged to the Russian Navy for 26 years, until April 2002. After a comparably short negotiation period, it was bought by U-Bootmuseum Hamburg.
U-434 is one of the very few submarines of the Tango class still existing in the world today. It is estimated that 20 submarines were produced, three of those and among them U-434 were specially customized.

 

 

 

Museum für Moderne Kunst

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The Museum für Moderne Kunst (English: Museum of Modern Art), or short MMK, popular known as the ‘piece of cake’ in Frankfurt, Germany. This was founded in 1981 and designed by the . The museum was designed Viennese architect Hans Hollein.

Hollein molded a building to the three-sided space, so that the large rooms at the narrow end are wedge-shaped, producing 4,000 square meters (43,000 square feet) of exhibition space.

Hollein was born in Vienna, and graduated in 1956 from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, where he studied in the master class of Clemens Holzmeister. During 1959 he attended the Illinois Institute of Technology and then in 1960, the University of California, Berkeley, where he completed his Master of Architecture degree. During these years he met Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright and Richard Neutra. Afterwards, he worked for various architectural firms in Sweden and the United States before returning to Vienna, founding his own office in 1964.

Very minimalistic design with strong presence column and light slicing through the triangular structure. That is the kind of feeling one gets when you are in the building. This was the essence I wanted to capture in my images. This was also the reason the whole series was documented in B&W.

Even if your interest is in art, you can’t fail to notice the strong presence of the space Hans created there.

Critics are welcome.

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation

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One of the best kept secret in UAE is The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation

The museum boasts fantastic collection of Islamic artefacts but also presents us with a stunning architecture, both inside and outside.

I would highly recommend anyone visiting this region to take a drive down to Sharjah to spend some time there in the museum.